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VIDEO Daniel Murdiyarso - Mangroves may turn the tide

Daniel Murdiyarso - Mangroves may turn the tide

As a collaborative program between CIFOR and US Forest Services, SWAMP has entered its third year and been implemented in 24 countries. The activities range from field campaign, capacity building and policy dialogues in countries where significant size of wetland ecosystems including peatlands and mangroves are found. Today, we will...
VIDEO Measuring carbon in Peru's tropical peatlands

Measuring carbon in Peru's tropical peatlands

CIFOR researchers get their hands dirty to study Peru's mysterious peat swamps, which are home to a very special tree — and which store immense amounts of carbon that would otherwise enter the atmosphere as carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas. CIFOR is seeking to improve the scientific knowledge of carbon...
VIDEO Inside Peru's peatlands  A scientist explains

Inside Peru's peatlands A scientist explains

CIFOR scientist Kristell Hergoualc'h talks about the unique ecosystems of peatland swamps in Peru and Indonesia — and how these swamps affect, and are affected by, climate change....
VIDEO Dirty Science Part 1: Excavating the truth about mangroves and carbon

Dirty Science Part 1: Excavating the truth about mangroves and carbon

Indonesia's vast mangrove forests don't just protect coastlines and support ecosystems and livelihoods - they also store huge amounts of carbon dioxide, one of the gases responsible for climate change. How much carbon? Scientists from CIFOR and FORDA are battling mud, tides and insects trying to find out. For more information...
VIDEO Qatar's Mangroves: Why they matter for climate change

Qatar's Mangroves: Why they matter for climate change

60 km from the site of the UN climate change talks in Doha, Indonesian scientist Daniel Murdiyarso and Qatar-based scientist Mohamad Khawlie explore Qatar's most important ecosystem - the mangroves - and explain their significance for climate change - both in absorbing carbon, and helping cities adapt to storms and...


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